Health & Fitness

Turnaround trip

Talk about a power nap. Krystyna McKnight took hers at the highest point in the contiguous United States. Sure it was just a “15-minute snooze” in her words, but at 14, ...

All stuck together

It’s spelled “qi,” pronounced “chee,” and flows like the Yangtze through your body. At least it should. When things get out of whack, be it stress, il ...

10-11-12-13-14 reasons to go for a stroll

There is no 13th month. Sure it’s been proposed before, dating back to the 18th century, as a means of calendar reform (28-day months all starting on Monday and so forth). Bu ...

Neurological patients find help in music therapy

“Crescendo” is a weekly music therapy group designed for those with neurological impairments such as Parkinson’s Disease, stroke or traumatic brain injury, and th ...

Relay For Life is Saturday

Volunteers for Relay For Life were busy Friday setting up the Auburn 2014 event that takes place beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. If you haven’t signed up yet for the fundraisi ...

Off the gridiron, onto the yoga mat

When Stacy Whittingham approached Folsom High football coach Kris Richardson about a Bulldog summer yoga program, Richardson enthusiastically supported the idea. Knowing the benef ...

Auburn cardiac survivor’s tattoo can’t be beat

Most people probably aren’t aware we’re in the middle of CPR Awareness Week. But 18-year-old Adam Gutierrez of Auburn, who attributes his own survival to prompt medical ...

ARD wants public input on upcoming projects

The Auburn Area Recreation and Park District is asking for public input about a proposed operation and development plan that will help the organization create guidelines for managi ...

Study: 2 percent of Americans have new hips, knees

It's not just grandma with a new hip and your uncle with a new knee. More than 2 of every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint, doctors are reporting. Among those ove ...

Transplant patients ready to play ball

The Sacramento Kings will play host to the Golden State Warriors tonight, but the more important game will start at 6:30 p.m. on the Kings’ home court. The Donate Life Reci ...

Stay in shape amid the holiday cake and cookies

Staying in shape during the holidays can be difficult for many, however there are several individuals, companies and organizations in Auburn that offer help and support for those h ...

Football head-trauma concerns tackled in Auburn

Growing awareness of sports-related concussions is resulting in both more concern and more precautions in the Auburn football community. From the 7-year-old just starting out in M ...

Auburn leads Placer County in medication take-back

Auburn, along with multiple other agencies, is offering residents a safe way to dispose of their unwanted and expired medications this weekend.  Last year, Auburn’s Fre ...

Tap into the party at Pamelot School of Dance

Famed choreographer George Balanchine once said, “I don’t want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.” That’s all well and good for th ...

California Food Literacy Center launches kids’ recipe contest

Kids across the region are invited to create healthy recipes using the Veggie of the Year, the sweet potato, for California Food Literacy Center’s Kids’ Recipe Contest. ...